Form 8-K August 2014 New Director
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 7, 2014
United Parcel Service, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
55 Glenlake Parkway, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (404) 828-6000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 7, 2014, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”), upon recommendation of the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, increased the size of the Board to fourteen members and elected John T. Stankey to the Board. The Board also appointed Mr. Stankey to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.
Mr. Stankey will receive compensation as a non-employee director in accordance with UPS’s director compensation practices described in its 2014 Proxy Statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 17, 2014. Other than standard compensation arrangements with UPS, there are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Stankey and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Stankey was selected as a director.
Mr. Stankey is not a party to any transaction with UPS that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
The press release issued on August 7, 2014 announcing Mr. Stankey’s election to the Board is included as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release issued August 7, 2014
The information in Items 7.01 and 9.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to liabilities under that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the filings of UPS under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation language in those filings.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC.
Date: August 7, 2014
/s/ Teri P. McClure
Teri P. McClure
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary